EGYPT: TAPS FOLLOWED BY A REVIELLE ASIA TIMES September 25, 2012 "Egypt's Morsi resets ties with US Washington has been in a muddle over whether post-Mubarak Egypt is a "friend". President Mohamed Morsi has cleared up the confusion: still friends, but no longer in the sense of a tail-wagging poodle. With the region's biggest Sunni country - Egypt - now holding hands with the biggest Shi'ite one - Iran - on seeking solutions to such problems as Syria, the political/secular map of the Middle East, up to now dominated by Saudi Arabia, is being completely redrawn. - M K Bhadrakumar (Sep 24, '12)" ======================================================== SHOCKLEY The game is over and we have lost it and so has the GCC. We can, and eventually will, withdraw. Israel may be able to do so and should do so if, as, and when she can.